Why the Indian Mujahideen failed to appoint suicide bombers

Vicky Nanjappa

The Indian Mujahideen which was once the most dreaded outfits of the country today is the most splintered group. Reading through the extensive case files filed by the various agencies including the National Investigating Agency, it becomes clear that the IM had decided to go as hi-tech as possible and model itself on the lines of the al-Qaeda.

Yasin Bhatkal who headed the outfit before he was arrested from the Nepal border outlines the ambitious plans of the Indian Mujahideen. Bhatkal said that he led a set of very ambitious youth who were ready to propel the group on to a very big stage. One such attempt that the IM was making was to rope in suicide bombers.

Yasin and company had long yearned to become one of the most dreaded outfits in the country. They were getting tired of the bomb blasts that they were carrying out. In a…

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